Across the state in Pittsburgh on Monday, hundreds of pro-gun protesters — many of whom were armed — gathered to loudly oppose bills inspired by a massacre at a synagogue just a few miles away.
Pennsylvania is developing plans to address PFAS — chemicals found in watersheds outside Philly — while others urge more research.
Plans for a Korean War Memorial and Peace Park have gotten a big boost, thanks to a state grant announced by several local lawmakers Thursday.
HORSHAM, Pa. (WPVI) -- Parents in the Upper Dublin School District are being asked to send their children to school with bottled water, and one state representative is calling for school officials to do more.
The Horsham dog park hosted an anniversary party for Libre’s Law, an animal cruelty bill passed last year that strengthens the state’s animal abuse laws.
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HARRISBURG, Pa. — State lawmakers are considering a bill that would help disarm people who may be a threat to themselves or others.
Eric Roe doesn’t remember a time before school shootings.
HARRISBURG — With another mass school shooting spurring them, lawmakers engaged in a spate of activity Tuesday aimed at making schools safer from threats of violence.
NORTH WALES, PA — A Republican state representative's proposed gun legislation is gaining national attention and praise from both sides of the aisle.
HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – A Pennsylvania lawmaker says he’ll introduce legislation to help families and prosecutors prevent suicides and gun violence.
Following the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, Pennsylvania lawmakers are introducing legislation aimed at preventing a similar tragedy from happening in the Commonwealth. In 2006, Pennsylvania was the site of one of the most notorious school shootings in American history when an armed kidnapper took hostage, and then killed, a number of girls in a one-room Amish school in Nickel Mines, Lancaster County.
The proposed legislation addresses a loophole in the current child protective service law that doesn’t require some people to report suspected child abuse or neglect they witness to the state. But some child advocates worry expanding the legal mandate could lead to more erroneous reports.
HARRISBURG — Fritz Walker got involved in lobbying for gun control in Pennsylvania after the Sandy Hook school shooting in 2012.
State Representative Todd Stephens of Montgomery County and Kristen Tullo, PA state director of the Humane Society of the United States, talk about Pennsylvania’s new comprehensive animal abuse law.
The Women’s Center of Montgomery County, local elected officials and community members joined together on Sunday in a run to remember the life of Ellen Gregory Robb, a local victim of domestic violence.
Tethering or chaining a dog may keep the pet safe outdoors, but it can be harmful if the animal is tied up for too many hours, in adverse weather conditions or on a leash that's too short.
Ground broken on Korean War memorial and Peace Park; local, Korean dignitaries commemorate relationship between both countries
Plans for a memorial to Korean War veterans in Montgomery Township have taken another big step forward.
In July, state Rep. Todd Stephens, R-151, of Horsham, announced he’d secured $10 million of the state budget to help remove perfluorinated compounds from the township’s drinking water.